Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Lease and/or Conveyance of Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ, 18425 [05-7115]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 68 / Monday, April 11, 2005 / Notices Dated: March 8, 2005. James D. Crisp, Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. 05–7110 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–320–05–1430–ES; AZA 32644] Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Lease and/ or Conveyance of Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The BLM has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act approximately 60 acres of public land in La Paz County, Arizona. The realty would be acquired for community college purposes. DATES: Comments regarding the proposed lease and/or conveyance or classification must be received by BLM on or before May 26, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the BLM, Yuma Field Office Manager, 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road, Yuma, Arizona 85365. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francisca S. Rodriguez, Realty Specialist, at the address above or by telephone at (928) 317–3237. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in La Paz County, Arizona, has been examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), and is hereby classified accordingly: Gila and Salt River Meridian, La Paz County, Arizona T. 4 N., R. 19 W., sec. 21, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4 and N1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4. The area described contains 60 acres. The Yuma/La Paz Counties Community College District, also known as Arizona Western College, has filed an application under the R&PP Act in which it is proposed to use the abovedescribed land as the site for a public educational facility. The above-described public land is not required for any Federal purpose. Lease and/or conveyance is consistent with the existing BLM plan for the area (designated as the Yuma District VerDate jul<14>2003 17:45 Apr 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 Resource Management Plan, as amended) and would be in the public’s interest. The lease and/or conveyance will be subject to the following terms, conditions, and reservations: 1. The provisions of the R&PP Act and all applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior. 2. All valid existing rights. 3. All minerals are reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the minerals under applicable laws and regulations established by the Secretary of the Interior. 4. Terms, covenants and conditions identified through the applicable environmental analysis. 5. Any other terms or reservations that the authorized officer determines appropriate to ensure public access and the proper use and management of the realty and any interest therein. Detailed information concerning the foregoing is available for review at the BLM, Yuma Field Office, 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road, Yuma, Arizona. On April 11, 2005, the lands will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for lease and/or conveyance under the R&PP Act and leasing under the mineral leasing laws. Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the lands for an educational facility. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the lands are physically suited for the proposal, whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs. Application Comments: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the lands for an educational facility. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Arizona State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become effective on June 10, 2005. Dated: March 16, 2005. Rebecca Heick, Field Manager, Yuma. [FR Doc. 05–7115 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18425 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID–210–1220–MA] Notice of Continuation of Closure of Public Lands to Off-Highway Vehicles North of Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, ID Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of closure. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that approximately 988 acres of public land north of the Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, Idaho, will remain closed to the use of motorized vehicles. The public land is located approximately two (2) miles east of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, known as the Paradise or Pasadena off-highway vehicle (OHV) area. The closure applies to all types of motor and off-highway vehicles with the exception of those authorized for fire fighting, law enforcement, access to private lands, administrative operations and/or other BLM authorized activities. DATES: This order was originally put into effect in September of 2002, with a two year effective time frame that has now expired. The signing of this document will reinstate and continue the closure for an additional two (2) years. At that time, this closure order shall be reviewed and a determination made whether to reinstate, amend, modify, or change the order. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Max Yingst, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Jarbidge Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 2620 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID, 83301–7975, or call (208) 736–2362. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This order affects public lands in Elmore County, Idaho thus described: Boise Meridian T. 5 S., R. 10 E., Secs. 25, 26, and 27T.5S., R.11E., Secs. 30 and 31. Discussion of the Emergency Closure: This extension of the emergency closure is necessary for the management of actions, activities, and public use on certain public lands which may have, or are having, adverse impacts on persons using public lands, on property, and on resources located on public lands until permanent management action can be taken. The issues that have been occurring have primarily been related to safety concerns involving OHV’s crossing and traveling on the Pasadena Valley Road. E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 68 (Monday, April 11, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-7115]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AZ-320-05-1430-ES; AZA 32644]


Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Lease 
and/or Conveyance of Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty action.

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SUMMARY: The BLM has examined and found suitable for classification for 
lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and 
Public Purposes (R&PP) Act approximately 60 acres of public land in La 
Paz County, Arizona. The realty would be acquired for community college 
purposes.

DATES: Comments regarding the proposed lease and/or conveyance or 
classification must be received by BLM on or before May 26, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the BLM, Yuma Field Office 
Manager, 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road, Yuma, Arizona 85365.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francisca S. Rodriguez, Realty 
Specialist, at the address above or by telephone at (928) 317-3237.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in La 
Paz County, Arizona, has been examined and found suitable for 
classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the 
R&PP Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), and is hereby classified 
accordingly:

Gila and Salt River Meridian, La Paz County, Arizona

T. 4 N., R. 19 W.,
    sec. 21, NW\1/4\NW\1/4\ and N\1/2\SW\1/4\NW\1/4\.

    The area described contains 60 acres.
    The Yuma/La Paz Counties Community College District, also known as 
Arizona Western College, has filed an application under the R&PP Act in 
which it is proposed to use the above-described land as the site for a 
public educational facility.
    The above-described public land is not required for any Federal 
purpose. Lease and/or conveyance is consistent with the existing BLM 
plan for the area (designated as the Yuma District Resource Management 
Plan, as amended) and would be in the public's interest. The lease and/
or conveyance will be subject to the following terms, conditions, and 
reservations:
    1. The provisions of the R&PP Act and all applicable regulations of 
the Secretary of the Interior.
    2. All valid existing rights.
    3. All minerals are reserved to the United States, together with 
the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the minerals under 
applicable laws and regulations established by the Secretary of the 
Interior.
    4. Terms, covenants and conditions identified through the 
applicable environmental analysis.
    5. Any other terms or reservations that the authorized officer 
determines appropriate to ensure public access and the proper use and 
management of the realty and any interest therein. Detailed information 
concerning the foregoing is available for review at the BLM, Yuma Field 
Office, 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road, Yuma, Arizona.
    On April 11, 2005, the lands will be segregated from all other 
forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the 
general mining laws, except for lease and/or conveyance under the R&PP 
Act and leasing under the mineral leasing laws.
    Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments 
involving the suitability of the lands for an educational facility. 
Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the lands are 
physically suited for the proposal, whether the use is consistent with 
local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and 
Federal programs.
    Application Comments: Interested parties may submit comments 
regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of 
development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures 
in reaching the decision, or any other factor not directly related to 
the suitability of the lands for an educational facility.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Arizona State 
Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification 
will become effective on June 10, 2005.

    Dated: March 16, 2005.
Rebecca Heick,
Field Manager, Yuma.
[FR Doc. 05-7115 Filed 4-8-05; 8:45 am]
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